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1263 William Robertson's Amendment of October 3, 1837
Legislature of the / State of North Carolina the object of / this company was to guard the frontier / against the depredations of the Cherokee / Indians. Felix Walker (since a member / of Congress from North Carolina) who is / now dead joined said company and served / under said Price five or six weeks as / declarent believes when said Walker was / elected clerk of a court and agreed with this / declarent that if he would go and join / said Captain Prices Company and serve / the residue of the year that he this de= / clarent should be entitled to pay for the / time the said Walker Served and this decla / =rent did go and serve out said time / as before stated. This declarent was in Service / the whole of the time for which he engaged / which lacked but a few weeks of a year / He feels pretty confident that the foregoing is / a correct statement of the nature of his / Service. This applicant from age and the / great length of time which has elapsed / Cannot State the length of time in actual / Service or which he served in the other / tours in his former declaration more / explicitly than he has therein stated. The
Service he performed under Captain Thomas / Price as before was befpre peace was made with / England, and he thinks in the year 1778 and / during the revolutionary war
opinion that the above named applicant was / a Revolutionary Soldier and Served as he / States.
I Edward R. Pilcher Clerk of the Circuit Court for / the County of Hardeman and State of Tennessee / Do hereby certify that the foregoing contains the / original proceedings of the said court in the / matter of the application of William Robertson / for a pension.
In testimony whereof I have / Hereunto set my hand and seal of / office. At Office the 5th day of / October A D 1837 and the 62d / year of American Independence.
Source: National Archives of the United States, Revolutionary Pension File S4790. Also available at United States Veterans Administration, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land-Warrant Application Files, Robertson, Joseph Robertson, Zachariah, FHL microfilm 972062. Document images courtesy of Pat Schmitz.
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